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Japanese Octopus Water Dropper, c. 1830s
Japanese Octopus Water Dropper, c. 1830s
Japanese Octopus Water Dropper, c. 1830s
Japanese Octopus Water Dropper, c. 1830s
Japanese Octopus Water Dropper, c. 1830s
Japanese Octopus Water Dropper, c. 1830s
Japanese Octopus Water Dropper, c. 1830s

Japanese Hirado Ware Octopus Water Dropper, c. 1830s

$1,598 USD

Tax included.

A Japanese Hirado ware water dropper used in calligraphy dating to the Edo Period (1603-1868). The whimsical, molded design features an array of sea creatures and shells on a base of crashing waves. Crafted from Hirado clay, covered in celadon glaze and blue and iron enamel glazes, circa 1830s. Minor losses.

Measures - 8cm H x 13cm W

 

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